Daddy's Lil Darling Wins American Oaks at Santa Anita Park
Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California played host to the $300,000 G1 American Oaks on Saturday, December 30 - a 1 1/4-mile turf test for three-year-old fillies. Normandy Farm's 2-1 second betting choice Daddy's Lil Darling dug in and held off a late charge from 9-2 third choice Madam Dancealot who settled for second and 18-1 longshot Kathy's Song who got in for third. 9-5 race favorite New Money Honey finished fourth in the field of nine with Beau Recall, Pantsonfire, Coachwhip, Bernina Star and Desert Duchess completing the order of finish. Rymska scratched.